MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business
A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database Administrator
Job Code: DB0001
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Technical
Reporting Line: Cloud Operations  Manager

  • The Database Administrator is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of databases.
  • They will also be involved in the planning and development of the database and storage systems in MainOne, as well as troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users.
  • He/She will evaluate relevant trends and suggest changes, enhancements/ upgrades or eliminations to Main One’s existing environment and provide innovative, reliable and high quality DB solutions for the Company.

The Specific Responsibilities will include;

  • Design/implement data persistence solutions with the right database solution
  • implementing best practices guidelines and Policies relating to Databases as well as Capacity planning of Databases, Storage and Backup
  • Ownership of operational stability of Business critical database instances
  • Day-to-day proactive monitoring, including monitoring error logs, database and log space, user activity, and resource utilization.
  • Work with infrastructure owners to test and verify integrity of data archives
  • Storage Management, including storage design, configurations, implementation, additions, and consolidations
  • Storage capacity planning and implementation
  • Performance monitoring, troubleshooting proactive support and problem analysis as may be assigned by the manager.
  • Manage and support SAN Environment
  • Operate and support of data enterprise backup systems
  • SQL and DB performance tuning, reporting and forecasting.
  • Develop refine backup procedures and policy.
  • Creating of automation tools for managing relational databases (auditing, account management, backup/restore, discovery, schema deployment)
  • Schedule backup jobs based on documented procedures and Schedules
  • Provide improvement feedback on backup procedures and standards

Communications and Work Relationships
You will be required to work closely with the:

  • Technical,
  • Cloud
  • Managed Services and IP Teams


  • Minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science or in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years in Database Administration
  • Certification in Oracle and SQL Databases
  • Certifications in VMware, EMC and/or other related certifications
  • Virtualization/Storage/Back up Technologies is required

Competencies Required:

  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills (at C Level)
  • Experience with Microsoft public, hybrid and private cloud will be an added advantage
  • Must have strong Windows/Linux/Unix skills.
  • Strong storage design and administration is an added advantage.
  • High level of Integrity and professionalism, especially in dealing with highly confidential information

Demands of the Job:

  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to take ownership
  • Prioritizing ability
  • Troubleshooting ability

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How to Apply
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